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November mourning Seeking the familiarity of the mountainI decided to climb, my feet slipping on fallen leaves. November always carries with it the premonition of irreversible endingdespite its promise that the forest will grow again,that this crunch beneath my feet … Continue reading

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[POEM] negative space

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[POEM] leaves falling

leaves falling “I see the leaves falling down on my heart.” ~ my three-year-old daughter She said the words on a day I was not so happy a day after you decided we were no longer friends. I guess I … Continue reading

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[POEM] pillow case

a koala bear pillowcaserecused from a hotel laundry rooma Russian woman sewed it onceI imagine what she thought while pulling thread through such thin fabric, frayed at the edges. now it’s just a piece of ripped fabricimpossible to fully enclose … Continue reading

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[POEM] water flows on Mars in the summertime

Here’s a poem and watercolor, inspired by a poetry prompt from poets Jason Crane and Ana Mezic. The poem is for my friend Sam, who very quickly and very easily became one of those rare, special people in my life.

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[POEM] taking the next bus — [updated]

(updated version below image) [UPDATED] Taking the next bus it was the poem on the other side that made her consider the timetable encased in dirty plastic, nailed against the telephone pole, made her wonder how recent it had been … Continue reading

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[POEM] mud child

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[POEM] these kids

these kids for Adian, Cooper, and JoJo it started with twelve paws excited and eager at the door it continued with two little humans chasing and fighting and playing one quickly growing human skinny and awkward as all tweens are … Continue reading

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[POEM] it’s autumn again

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[POEM] now we’re laughing too

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